Wednesday, November 21, 2007

We're Going to Need a Much Bigger Rolled-Up Newspaper

Scientists have found evidence of the largest prehistoric scorpion known to exist. Since scorpions are arachnids ("Factcheck in aisle 6") that does not make them bugs, but what the hey.

This puts into perspective the grape-sized spider egg sac that we carefully moved from our window screen this past weekend...

4 comments:

Mike Sauter said...

I smell a William Shatner film!

Um, literally. I really smell it.

Dave S. said...

That might be the hard-to-reach area under the fridge. A mouse got under there once and it smelled just like Star Trek V.

jjv said...

Am I the only one who thought "we'll need a bucket of melted butter" when he read this?

Dave S. said...

That, and a dump truck full of Old Bay.